Ring

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple GMT NW corner buriel

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) length

Accession Number

11.953

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Silver; badly oxidized; surface incrusted.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. G.M.T. / N.W.Corner / burial: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition